Samuel D. Cook, Educator Who Pierced Campus Color Barriers, Dies at 88

A political scientist by training, Dr. Cook was a staunch defender of all-black colleges and a crusader for interracial harmony, especially between blacks and Jews. Continue reading the main story At Dillard, he established a National Center for Black-Jewish Relations. He also increased student enrollment by 50 percent and started a Japanese-language curriculum. Dr. Cook …

Samuel D. Cook, Educator Who Pierced Campus Color Barriers, Dies at 88

A political scientist by training, Dr. Cook was a staunch defender of all-black colleges and a crusader for interracial harmony, especially between blacks and Jews. Continue reading the main story At Dillard, he established a National Center for Black-Jewish Relations. He also increased student enrollment by 50 percent and started a Japanese-language curriculum. Dr. Cook …

Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in Illinois believe the remains of a child found in the garage of a vacant home had been there four years and are investigating the death as a homicide. Officers found the remains Tuesday morning after a woman in Las Vegas contacted police and told officers her husband had killed …

Small Business CEO, LaKeshia Grant-Shephard, Named Panelist at Essence® Festival Path to Power Entrepreneurship and Business Conference

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 09, 2017 LaKeshia Grant-Shephard, CEO of Virtual Enterprise Architects (VEA), will be featured as a panelist at the Essence® Festival Path to Power Entrepreneurship and Business Conference, where attendees will learn how to create, grow, and sustain a business. Mrs. Grant-Shephard will speak on three panels on Friday, June 30, …